Dorothy Ellen Holt

Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England

The Life of Dorothy Ellen

When Dorothy Ellen Holt was born in 1890, in Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England, her father, Robert Holt, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Redhead, was 25. She lived in Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Robert Holt
Elizabeth Redhead
James Ernest Holt
Benjamin Harold Atkison Holt
May Holt
Dorothy Ellen Holt
Winifred Holt
Elizabeth Redhead Holt
Charles Holt

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 11

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 31

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

1 English, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone who lived in or by a small wood, Middle English, Middle Low German, Danish, Norwegian holt, or a habitational name from one of the very many places named with this word. In England the surname is widely distributed, but rather more common in Lancashire than elsewhere.2 Shortened form of Dutch van Holt, a habitational name from places named Holt (see 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Dorothy E Holt in household of Robert Holt, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Dorothy E Holt in household of Robert Holt, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Dorothy Ellen Holt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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